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Hybrid immunity shown to offer sub-optimal protection against SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

In a new study, researchers evaluated the neutralizing power of the vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 and vaccine plus infection-induced antibodies against the Omicron variant in a live virus neutralization assay.
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SARS-CoV-2 viral mutations shown to have a limited effect on T cell immunity

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

New research suggests that viral mutations have a minimal effect on T cell immunity, which could explain the protection provided by vaccination against severe COVID-19, despite the significant loss of neutralizing antibodies.
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Efficacy of surgical masks and N95 respirators in lowering SARS-CoV-2 transmission

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

In a new study, researchers determined the adherence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 Delta variant to masks and respirators and the role of buccal protection in controlling SARS-CoV-2 transmission.
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Effectiveness of prior infection in preventing reinfection with Omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants in Qatar

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers estimate the effectiveness of prior infection in preventing reinfection with Omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants for the resident population of Qatar.
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Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 variants by three-dose mRNA vaccinated kidney transplant recipient sera

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

In a new study, researchers determined three-dose messenger ribonucleic acid vaccinated kidney transplant recipients' neutralizing responses against SARS-COV-2 variants, breakthrough coronavirus disease 2019 infection rate, and transplant rejection rate.
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Catching a common cold may protect you from getting Covid, another study finds 

Catching a common cold may protect you from getting Covid, another study finds 

9 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Imperial College London researchers said T-cells created by the body when infected with coronaviruses that cause the common cold can protect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid.
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Mathematical modeling the vaccination of children against SARS-CoV-2

9 days ago   |   By News Medical

Researchers evaluated the safety of mRNA vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 in children using mathematical modeling.
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Paying Tribute to Lusia Harris, the History-Making Queen of Basketball

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Lusia "Lucy" Harris, a bona fide basketball legend and the only woman to be officially drafted by an NBA team, died on Jan. 18 at the age of 66. A generational athlete who... Read more ...

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Students, teachers and strangers touched by the tragedy attended the candlelight vigil held at Tweed Heads Public School on Wednesday night. Read more ...

US Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to keep Capitol attack records secret

Donald Trump and his allies have waged an ongoing legal battle with the committee seeking to block access to documents and witnesses. Read more ...